Archive: 02/12/2010

Climate: UN report highlights ocean acidification

Carbon emissions from fossil fuels may bear a greater risk for the marine environment than thought, with wide-ranging impacts on reproduction, biodiversity richness and fisheries, a report at the UN climate talks here on ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Environment
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Understanding the social butterfly effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London and the Institute of Zoology at London Zoo, have been researching the social butterfly effect ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Social Sciences
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WikiLeaks 'tweets' Kennedy speech on secrecy

WikiLeaks, defending its decision to publish thousands of classified US diplomatic cables, sent out a link on Twitter on Thursday to excerpts of a speech by John F. Kennedy in which the former US president denounced excessive ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Internet
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Hard X-rays probe model fuel-cell catalyst

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource have developed a new, more powerful way to probe the behavior of a key component in hydrogen fuel cells. The group shone SSRL's high-energy X-rays ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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